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Daniel Raimi

Daniel Raimi, author of Columbia University Press book, The Fracking Debate: The Risks, Benefits, and Uncertainties of the Shale Revolution, writes in The Hill about the risks and benefits of shale development.

A recent study by MIT attempts to address the issue of the technological improvements in the U.S. tight oil sector. Given the consequential impacts of the US shale revolution, both at home and abroad, it is important to understand what the MIT study actually said and its implications for US production. In this new commentary, CGEP scholar Marianne Kah attempts to highlight and clarify some of the critical findings of the MIT study and address more broadly the many uncertainties regarding forecasting future US tight oil production. 

Florida’s exemption reveals limits of Trump’s offshore drilling plan, writes Director Jason Bordoff on TheHill.com.


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Lisa Murkowski
U.S. Senator (R-AK)

Host Bill Loveless sits down with Senator Murkowski, one of the leading voices in the debate to expanded U.S. drilling, to discuss new developments in the sector as well as other energy and environment policy under the Trump administration....

Lisa Friedman (New York Times) & Steve Mufson (Washington Post)

Host Bill Loveless sits down with Lisa Friedman of The New York Times and Steve Mufson of The Washington Post to discuss the impact of President Trump's first year in office on energy and environment policy in the...

Richard Nephew & Gary Sick
SIPA faculty

President Trump has taken new steps to fulfill his campaign promise to either end the Iran nuclear agreement or get a better deal. After much speculation over whether he would extend the deal at all, the President issued an ultimatum to Congress...